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Test ID: HPV    
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) DNA Detection with Genotyping, High-Risk Types by PCR, ThinPrep, Varies

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Detection of high-risk (HR) genotypes associated with the development of cervical cancer

 

Aids in triaging women with abnormal Pap smear results

 

Individual genotyping of human papillomavirus (HPV)-16 and/or HPV-18, if present

 

Results of HPV-16 and HPV-18 genotyping can aid in triaging women with positive HR-HPV but negative Pap smear results

 

This test is not recommended for evaluation of suspected sexual abuse.

 

This test is not intended for use in determining the need for treatment (ie, excisional or ablative treatment of the cervix) in the absence of high-grade cervical dysplasia. Patients who are HPV16/18 positive should be monitored carefully for the development of high-grade cervical dysplasia according to current practice guidelines.

 

This test is not intended for women who have undergone hysterectomy.

 

This test is not intended for use with samples other than those collected by a clinician using an endocervical brush or spatula and placed in the ThinPrep Pap test PreservCyt solution.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

HPV with Genotyping, PCR, ThinPrep

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

High Risk HPV
HPV (Human Papillomavirus) PCR
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Genotyping